Construction and the Built Environment

The construction industry is facing a huge skills shortage. Major developments are planned in and around London over the next few years, but with 15% of the workforce set to retire in this time, more skilled young people are desperately needed.
This is a dynamic and expanding sector, with many exciting and rewarding careers on offer.

Our wide range of courses, expert tutors and industry-standard facilities provide you with hands-on experience in all aspects of construction. From Bricklaying and Carpentry to Electrical Installation and Plumbing, we can equip you with the skills and technical knowledge that employers are in need of.

Industry facts:

Construction industry employees saw their wages increase by more than 6% in the year to October 2015, compared with less than 2% across the rest of the workforce*

Last year the construction industry generated £103bn, 6.5% of the UK’s total output*
* Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Possible career ideas:

  • Site manager
  • Structural engineer
  • Surveyor (building/project)
  • Health and safety advisor
  • Construction manager
  • Planner

Courses in Construction

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